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Real User
Security Engineer at Dig8Labs
Aug 20 2018

What is most valuable?

I'm a BeyondTrust partner and I have multiple deployments, four or five banks right now. The features that give us quite an edge compared to what our competitors are offering - like IBM or Thycotic - are the Session Management, that is quite a big one; also the recording of keystrokes. In addition, there is the password vaulting and state-of-the-art Password... more»

What needs improvement?

If you are specifically dedicated to Privileged Access Management, the definitions are a bit unclear throughout the world. I have been in contact with engineers around the world, in Canada, the U.S, and the U.K as well. Everyone has quite a different definition for Privileged Access Management or Identity Access Management or Identity Management. Because of the... more»
Real User
Sr Platform Engineer at a construction company with 10,001+ employees
Jan 31 2017

What is most valuable?

It elevates the user to perform admin tasks without the user being a part of an administrator group. PowerBroker allows elevation of required actions or application and eliminates the need of user having full administrative access. There are... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Previously, all users were in the administrator group of their machines. Since PowerBroker elevates the user, we can remove the users from the administrator group. Thus, the machines become less vulnerable to attacks

What needs improvement?

Improve the ActiveX rule for websites.
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Real User
Security Staff Engineer at a tech vendor with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 16 2018

What do you think of BeyondTrust PowerBroker?

Primary Use Case We use it to limit user privileges. • Improvements to My Organization It reduces major vulnerabilities by removing local administrator privileges. • Valuable Features I like that I can remove local admin privileges from developers. • Room for Improvement It only has limited support for Mac. • Use of Solution Less than one year. • Stability Issues In version 7.3 there were driver compatibility issues with other security applications, but they were resolved very quickly by support. • Scalability Issues The BeyondInsight appliance environment is not as flexible as it should be in some designs. But overall, it’s a well-designed product. • Customer Service and Technical Support I would rate support at six out of 10. They need more people in...
Real User
Identity and Governance Access Lead
Jul 11 2017

What do you think of BeyondTrust PowerBroker?

Valuable Features The features related to application elevate is amazing. It helped the company to remove almost all admin local users. • Improvements to My Organization There are severals application that all users needed to have local admin configured to work. After the powerbroker implementation, all users with this privilege were removed, it improved the security and helped to change the IT vision, from Security to SAFETY. • Room for Improvement Reports to the end user. • Use of Solution 1 year • Deployment Issues Not at all. • Stability Issues Not at all • Scalability Issues No. • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Very good. Technical Support: Very good • Previous Solutions No. • Initial Setup Easy. •...
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Senior Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 14 2018

What do you think of BeyondTrust PowerBroker?

Primary Use Case We use it for the password management (of privileged password management). • Valuable Features Privileged password management. • Room for Improvement It should support XWindows Remote Desktop Access Protocol for Linux/Unix. I would like more connectors for other security software/systems. A password is needed to access their security systems. • Use of Solution Less than one year. • Stability Issues No stability issues. • Scalability Issues It scales easily. • Customer Service and Technical Support I would rate their technical support as a nine out of 10. I have a technical support contact in Singapore. • Previous Solutions We did not previously use another solution. • Initial Setup The initial setup was easy. • Other...
Consultant
Senior Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 16 2018

What do you think of BeyondTrust PowerBroker?

Improvements to My Organization Simplifies server access without password distribution. • Valuable Features Password management, as it is a core function; passwords are a frequent hacking point. • Room for Improvement All products have room to improve. I would like to see support for many more systems, such as AS400. • Use of Solution Less than one year. • Stability Issues No issues with stability. • Scalability Issues I have not had a chance to scale out. • Customer Service and Technical Support My support has come from the sales engineering team, not the support team, and I would rate the support at nine out of 10. • Initial Setup For a production environment, the setup is easy. For a PoC it is a different scenario. • Other Advice Take care...

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What is BeyondTrust PowerBroker?

The BeyondTrust PowerBroker Privileged Access Management Platform is an integrated solution that provides visibility and control over all privileged accounts and users. By uniting capabilities that many alternative providers offer as disjointed tools, the platform simplifies deployments, reduces costs, improves system security, and reduces privilege risks.

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Aera Energy LLC, Care New England, James Madison University

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